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Cabinet approves 2% DA hike for central government employees

Cabinet approves 2% DA hike for central government employees


The DA hike for central government employees and pensioners approved by the cabinet will be applicable from 1 January 2017



New Delhi: The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved a 2% hike in dearness allowance (DA ) and dearness relief for central government employees and pensioners from 1 January 2017.

Dearness allowance and dearness relief are provided to employees and pensioners to neutralise the impact of inflation on their earnings.